A Dictionary of Disaster Management

Olivier Rubin, Rasmus Dahlberg

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Abstract

A Dictionary of Disaster Management offers over 200 terms covering different disasters from a social science perspective, brining together insights from many different disciplines including sociology, political science, history, anthropology, and natural science. It also features practical terms, key concepts in disaster research, and important organizations involved in disaster management.

Terms include famine, disaster diplomacy, gender intersectionality, and humanitarian principles allowing readers to access definitions on the most important topics within this developing field. Illustrations and web links offer additional context and resources.
Translated title of the contributionOxford leksikon for katastrofe management
Original languageEnglish
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages152
ISBN (Print)9780191829895
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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